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August 26, 2013

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County Commissioner Meeting Briefs

Consent agenda OK’d

  Commissioners approved the consent agenda, including minutes of previous meetings and the payment of bills and payroll.

Burn ban left in effect

  Due to continued dry conditions in the county, commissioners took no action to lift the current burn ban.

Tax report received

  Tax Assessor/Collector Russell Hudson presented the tax report for July 2013. The current year’s tax levy collection is at 96.88 percent, slightly ahead of last year at this time.

Retiree insurance premium approved

  Commissioners accepted the January 2014 retiree supplement premium by TAC for Medicare Part B enrollment with a direct bill to the retiree. There is no increase in the rate, or cost to the county, said County Treasurer Frank Hull.

Extension program presented

  Donald Kelm, district extension administrator, appeared to thank county commissioners for their cooperation and support for the Navarro County extension office. Kelm talked about a new “Dinner Tonight” family initiative of the extension service, an effort to get busy families together for a nutritious evening meal. Kelm also praised the work of the Navarro County agents through programs presented in the county.

District Clerk’s technology plan approved

  Part of the annual budget process, commissioners voted to accept the district clerk’s technology plan as presented. District Clerk Josh Tackett talked about continuing efforts to digitize records in the office for electronic retrieval and archive purposes.

Jury pay change approved

  Consistent with state law, jurors can be paid no less than $40 for the second day for all court jury duty effective Sept. 1, 2013. The county is reimbursed $34 for second day by the state.

Law library contract approved

  Commissioners approved a contract for the Lexis Nexis law library for the Navarro County District Clerk, replacing Westlaw.

Child Welfare contract accepted

  Commissioners accepted a non-financial contract for Title IV-E Child Welfare Services. The contract relates to records management by county.

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